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Noise and Overheating Due to Water Pump Failure on Saab 9-5

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The water pump can fail causing noise on the left side of the engine and overheating. Other symptoms include coolant loss and leakage at the front/left area of the engine.

 

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 161,666 (150,000–180,000)
Engine affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
9 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
12 people reported this problem
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Failed at 70,000 miles - no warning - just dies
replaced it again at 155000 miles

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